Maureen Cummins
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Told from the perspective of a Takelma Indian, the text is an imagined memoir based on documented history -- a bitter recounting of how a succession of deeds on the part of soldiers, statesmen, and settlers forced native tribes off their land ...(1999)  Published as a paired set, Accounts and Deeds were inspired by two sets of record books that were altered by the artist -- unbound, overprinted, then rebound.  In both cases, the physical layering of text creates a visual surface that is lively and intricate but often illegible, corresponding to the obscured and contradictory nature of history... NEXT
Crazy Quilt (Artist Book by Maureen Cummins)Accounts & Deeds (Artist Book by Maureen Cummins)Stocks & Bonds (Artist Book by Maureen Cummins)Femmes Fatales (Artist Book by Maureen Cummins)The Business Is Suffering  (Artist Book by Maureen Cummins)Far Rockaway (Artist Book by Maureen Cummins)The Flag Project (Artist Book by Maureen Cummins)
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